Resources for Students Attending Online Marketing Schools
How would businesses survive without having their product or service marketed to their future customers? There are a variety of online schools that will train students the art of marketing. Some of the topics your online training course will cover include business marketing, advertising, developing your product or service and the principles of selling. The following blogs below offer students and professionals already advice, tips and techniques from the top professionals on how to use bring in and engage new customers and build their brand.
Search Engine Marketing and Small Business Marketing Blogs
The following blogs are geared toward students and marketing professionals that are focusing their career in marketing through search engine marketing and those that are looking to own their own business. Many of blogs below contain updates, tips and techniques from top industry professionals.
- Search Engine Land
This is a blog that provides news and updates on the entire search engine market. Danny Sullivan has been updating information on the latest news on search engines for years so there is a good amount of information to be found.
- Search Engine Roundtable
Search Engine Roundtable makes it possible for students and professionals to find a variety of information on how to use the search engine for marketing purposes.
- David Naylor
David Naylor is head of the search marketing teams that has services created to help increase a company’s online presence.
- Search Engine Optimization Journal
This SEO Blog maintains a focus around page ranking and how to boost a pages PR through marketing.
Blogstorm is one of the largest blogs in the UK and it talks about internet marketing and making it work for you.
- Duct Tape Marketing
The blog owner John Jantsch has made a living being a coach in technology and marketing. Learn how to polish your marketing skills for your small business.
- The Marketing Minute
This blog was created to help those in business for themselves that have a brand they want to sell, how to use marketing to bring in customers and build on their brand.
- Marketing Profs Daily Fix
Learn the most you can about marketing from the posts created by marketing professors at some the top colleges in the country.
This Austrailian based blog provides insight on branding, social media and marketing. They offer insightful information for those just starting in marketing to professionals.
Marketing Trends Social Media Marketing Blogs
Understanding the trends that surround the current market is the key to succeeding. The following blogs provide insight into how the marketing trends changes with the times to help you better know what products and services will work and how to use the world of social networking to your advantage.
The PSFK blog provides information on the current trends and provides idea building events for those that are still struggling to find a product or service that they can market. Check the blog often to get updated information on marketing trends.
TrendHunter offers news and updates on the current market trends for marketing students and professionals already in the marketing industry. This blog also offers a variety of trendy ideas.
This blog makes it possible for professionals and students to stay on top of the current trends in their area.
- What's Next Blog
The owner of this blog has been a strategy consultant for top companies some of which include IBM. This internationally known blogger gives their views into the new marketing trends.
- Chris Brogan
Chris Brogan blogger president of a marketing company called New Marketing Labs, has provided this blog to help those entering in to the world of marketing to improve themselves as marketers and how to effectively market their services.
- Social Media Explorer
This blog is beneficial for those trying to understand how to navigate their way around the world of social media and effectively use it to build their business.
- SmartBlog on Social Media
This blog was created to be a hub for marketers all around the world to share and impart their wisdom of the industry to help upcoming marketers.
This blog offers those in marketing tips on various methods used while creating an online community for you to communicate with consumers.
This blog provides updates and news on the current advertising methods that have proven to be effective. Insight is provided from top industry professional.
- Ads of the World
This blog holds an archive of some of the top ad campaigns held all over the world. Keep checking back often they update their lists daily.
Online Marketing and Public Relations Blogs
How does online marketing and PR help to build a strong base for your product and service? The following blogs below offer information on what PR is and how to use it with your online marketing strategy.
- Marketing Pilgrim
This blog was launched in 2005 by Andy Beal. He brings the news and updates surrounding the world of online advertising and making use of it in a marketing venture.
This blog provides information on how copywriting skills and techniques can in marketing can capture the attention of potential customers and this blog will show you how it is done.
- Web Strategy
Dive into the mind of a web planner and discover how to bring long term success to your marketing strategy to gain positive results.
- Online Marketing Blog
This blogs provides insight and commentary on some of the biggest marketing strategies and ideas in the marketing industry today. Some of the topics cover range from online marketing to business blogging.
- Conversation Agent
Find the understanding in marketing communication and how to speak to the customer and manage your brand wisely and effectively.
- Web Ink Now
David Scott blogs about the relationship between blogging and public relations and the changes the web has created between the two. He does this through podcasts, articles and more.
This blog focuses on the real human reaction to sales, public relations and marketing techniques set on by some of the top professionals in the industry..
Chris Garrett blogs almost daily and offers up advice for marketing students and beginner professionals on how to improve on their skills and techniques to produce faster and well planned out results.
- PR 2.0
Join Brian Solis who has been a blogger about public relation topics since the 1990’s and find out how he coined the name of his blog and meaning behind it.
- Strategic Public Relations
Find out how to blend communications with public relations to gain the best results for your project. This blog has been around since 2002 presented by PR specialist Kevin Dugan.
Affiliate Marketing and Technology Blogs
The following blogs offers students insight on how to use affiliate marketing to their advantage when they are marketing their brand. Information on how technology and marketing together can build a loyal and strong customer base.
This is a blog devoted to assisting those in the marketing field learn from the skills of other bloggers and find out how they have made it work through their personal experiences.
- PR Squared
Todd Defren created this blog to help students and professionals focus on the importance of social media and marketing strategies.
- Affiliate X Files
Ron Cripps created this blog for teaching marketing through your affiliates and what affiliates marketing via the web are all about.
- Affiliate Tip
This blog by Shawn Collins provides tips, techniques and skills for finding the best affiliate marketing programs and the latest in marketing news and updates.
Learn from a man that has earned millions over the years and wants to pass on his insight with you and others so that they can learn and build their business.
- Emergence Marketing
This blog brings the latest updates on the world of marketing and social networking and the impact that technology has made in marketing.
Are you looking for new and exciting opportunities surrounded around the social web and ways to enhance the experience for your customers.
Hugh Macleod began blogging in 2001 and provides insight and commentary on Web 2.0 marketing.
- I Believe In Advertising
I Believe In Advertising is a blog that offers information on marketing and advertising methods from all parts of the world. This offers a wealth of information for a variety of professions in advertising and marketing.
- Only Dead Fish
Only Dead Fish is an interesting blog by Neil Perkin. He adds information and insight on anything and everything he finds interesting. Some of the information includes planning ideas, digital marketing and communications.
- Thought Gadgets
This blog is mathematician's view on the world of advertising. This blog also has reviews on the world of advertising and what works and what doesn’t work.
Brand Marketing Blogs
Brand marketing is an important part of the marketing world, without a brand what do you have to market. A brand is not specifically a product but a brand can also mean a service. The following blogs offer tips and advice on developing a brand and effectively marketing it.
This blog is devoted to designs, ideas and anything focused on branding. Keep checking daily for the latest gossip and updates.
- Branding Strategy Insider
Get the latest information from a insider on how professionals can build up a strong presence for themselves and for their brand.
- Brand Autopsy
Join a marketer and a professional speaker as he shares his ideas and thoughts on the world of business and advice on how to bring in more customers that can provide you with lasting business.
- Brand DNA
This entertaining and interesting blog takes branding and communication to the next level. The blog owner Stan Less is known for his non-traditional way of thinking when it comes to advertising.
- David Airey
This blog by David Airey provides insight on branding and brand ideas. David is web designer and marketer that provide useful information for students and professionals already in the marketing industry.
- Itty Biz
This Blog was created for professional marketers by professional marketers, so that they can understand the world of marketing and how to improve their chances of success.
HubSpot brings professionals from all levels in their marketing team together to give you SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics
- Get Elastic
This blog offers information on ecommerce marketing and how it be an effective way to build a new or existing brand.
- Six Pixels of Separation
Mich Joel the owner of SPS brings any and all information you need when it comes to new media and digital marketing for professionals on all levels.
- Occam's Razor
This blog has interesting tips and advice for marketers on hold to build their business and answers a variety of business questions.
Once you have successfully read through the blogs you will have a better idea of the direction you want your career in marketing to go; if you want to specialize on the communication side or marketing or just marketing itself. This is essential to finding a training program that meets the needs your future requires.
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